Tim Clifton had two points to lead Jersey Hitmen EJ to a 6-0 victory over Palm Beach Hawks.
Jersey Hitmen EJ stifled Palm Beach Hawks' power play, and did not give up a single goal while down a man. Jersey Hitmen EJ kept Palm Beach Hawks' goalie busy throughout the game, and Tommy Cruz made 51 saves on 57 shots. Team's forwards weren't the only contributers offensively, and the team's defensemen showcased their scoring touch with two goals.
Others who scored for Jersey Hitmen EJ included Jack Reily, who had two and Joshua Henke, Nicholas Lotito, and Jason Stephanik, who scored one goal each. Other players who recorded assists for Jersey Hitmen EJ were Dominic Trento, who had two and John Furgele, Jordan Masters, and Cody Calcagno, who each chipped in one.
Palm Beach Hawks was held below its usual level of production. Palm Beach Hawks averages 2.9 goals per game. Palm Beach Hawks found itself stymied offensively, and got off a mere four shots against Jersey Hitmen EJ's defense. Palm Beach Hawks' penalty kill was ineffective, and let in two goals to Jersey Hitmen EJ's power play unit.
Jersey Hitmen EJ took out William Creel after he had made two saves and installed Kollyn Jones in goal, where he finished with two saves and the win. Jersey Hitmen EJ incurred 10 minutes in penalty time with five minors. Palm Beach Hawks incurred 18 minutes in penalty time with four minors.